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African Women in Tech
Opportunities and Cahllenges
Judith Owigar, Akirachix Association
The Beginning….
We need more of this: collaboration, idea
exchange, celebrating African stories, more
female technologists
Our Challenges
Culture, affordability, digital
literacy, education, and online content
Lack of information from various ac...
Opportunities
How can we affect policy to encourage more
women to enter the field of technology?
Applications and solution...
Where do we go from
here?
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Akirachix Pan African Network of Women in Tech

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Akirachix Pan African Network of Women in Tech

  1. 1. African Women in Tech Opportunities and Cahllenges Judith Owigar, Akirachix Association
  2. 2. The Beginning….
  3. 3. We need more of this: collaboration, idea exchange, celebrating African stories, more female technologists
  4. 4. Our Challenges Culture, affordability, digital literacy, education, and online content Lack of information from various actors Few visible mentors and role models
  5. 5. Opportunities How can we affect policy to encourage more women to enter the field of technology? Applications and solutions that girls and young women can benefit from Gender specific spaces and events- We have the Akirachix training program, Hack-a-thons, Design challenges Become visible role models for other women in tech.
  6. 6. Where do we go from here?

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